Book Review: Summer Days and Summer Nights edited by Stephanie Perkins – Books in CharacterMaybe it's the long, lazy days, or maybe it's the heat making everyone a little bit crazy. Whatever the reason, summer is the perfect time for love to bloom. Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories , written by twelve bestselling young adult writers and edited by the international bestselling Stephanie Perkins, will have you dreaming of sunset strolls by the lake. So set out your beach chair and grab your sunglasses. You have twelve reasons this summer to soak up the sun and fall in love. The selections, ranging in tone from heartfelt to spooky to downright outlandish, find passion springing from some very unexpected places…In all cases, the authors captivatingly render the vulnerabilities of teenagers tentatively navigating the confusing maze of first love.
Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories
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Each story is individually rated, so check it out! It was sweet to see the characters mature over the passing years, but this time shift was in no way obvious, only signposted by driving licences and college applications. Serendipitously, three friends Mimi love interest , Hope and Travis also are part of the class. The relationship between Flora and Mimi was rushed, and explained away by the fact that Flora had been in crush with her for three years. The writing could be a bit clumsy, with a lot of exposition and highly charged emotional scenes that got a lot of eye-rolls on our end. However, the premise was clever and fun, but needed more focus.
Review: Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories edited by Stephanie Perkins